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#1001 Nagorno Karabakh 15/05/12

Nagorno 150512Here is another beautiful cover from Nagorno-Karabakh, which was sent by Sergey, thank you! It was posted in Stepanakert on May 12 and arrived on May 26, 2015.

The top left stamp is part of the “Birds” set, which was issued on April 19, 2013. It depicts a common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus).

The middle stamp is part of the EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on March 15, 2013. The stamps on the right are the EUROPA stamps, which were issued on May 16, 2011.

See also: #933 Nagorno Karabakh 15/05/04

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#933 Nagorno Karabakh 15/05/04

Nagorno 150504This beautiful cover from Nagorno-Karabakh was sent by Sergey, thank you! It was posted in Stepanakert on May 4 and arrived on May 15, 2015.

The top left stamp is part of the 1998 set “The 5th Anniversary of Liberation of Shushi“. The bottom left stamp is part of the set “The 20th Anniversary of the Liberation of Shushi”, which was issued on May 8, 2012.

The top right stamp commemorates the monastery of Dadivank. The stamp is part of the “Buildings” set, which was issued on September 2, 1996. The bottom right stamp depicts an Eurasian lynx (Felis lynx); the stamp is part of a set that was issued on September 10, 2009.

#802 Nagorno-Karabakh 14/05/22

This nice postcard from the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (breakaway region of Azerbaijan) was sent by S., thank you! It was posted in Stepanakert on May 22 and arrived on June 12, 2014.

The stamps are part of the mini-sheet (issued on September 2, 1996), which commemorates the “5th Anniversary of Independence”. The picture side of the card depicts the Gandzasar monastery.

See also: #138 Nagorno-Karabakh 09/05/05

#138 Nagorno-Karabakh 09/05/05

karabakh 090505Cover from the internationally unrecognised Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh (break away region of Azerbaijan), posted in Stepanakert on May 5, 2009.

The cover has attached the top left stamp of the sheet of 2004 Christmas issue. It depicts a fragment of a Krkeni kilim of the 19th century, which was found in Harav Village.

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